The former MTV cult series "Beavis and Butt-Head" gets a new edition. Two new seasons and more are in the works.
The US broadcaster Comedy Central revives the satirical series "Beavis and Butt-Head" (previously eight seasons, 1993-1997 and 2011). According to "The Hollywood Reporter", two new seasons as well as additional spinoffs and specials are in the works. Series creator Mike Judge (57) is again on board. He will also write and produce the stories here and lend his voice to the two iconic characters. The series was cult in the early 1990s and ran on MTV, a sister company of Comedy Central.
In a "whole new Gen Z world"
In the new version, Beavis and Butt-Head will enter a "whole new Gen Z world" with meta-topics, which should please both the new fans, who are not familiar with the original series, as well as the old fans. "Beavis and Butt-Head were the defining voice of a generation, and we can't wait to see them move in the disastrous floods of a world that is light years away from their own," said Chris McCarthy of the ViacomCBS media group also listened to Comedy Central, quoted.
Who are Beavis and Butt-Head?
The blonde Beavis and the brown-haired butt-head (German for "full idiot" and "butt face") are best friends, heavy metal fans and not particularly bright. In the fictional city of Highland, Texas, they watch TV, comment on music videos and eat nachos. Sometimes they run around, insult themselves or others or make other nonsense …